A motorcycle dealer checks the stock at his shop in North Aceh on Thursday (08/12). (Antara Photo/Rahmat)

Indonesia's Motorbike Sales Down 3.6 Percent in November


DECEMBER 13, 2017

Jakarta. Motorcycle sales in Indonesia fell 3.6 percent in November from a year earlier, data from an industry association showed on Wednesday (13/12).

Sales were up 1.6 percent in October from a year ago. Motorbike sales stood at 550,303 in November, down from 570,923 sold a year ago. Sales were also lower than the 579,552 bikes sold in October.

Motorbikes are hugely popular in Southeast Asia's biggest economy and their sales are a key indicator of consumption.

Sales in November were led by Honda Motor, Yamaha Motor and Kawasaki, data showed.